As springtime arrives in Malta, the local cultural calendar remains full of events at which you can make the most of the changing of the seasons.

To help you choose the best events to experience during your holiday in Malta, here’s Reveal’s pick of some of April’s most unmissable ones.


Lord of the Flies

11 – 13 April

Teatru Manoel, Valletta

Teatru Manoel Youth Theatre (TMYT) presents William Golding’s classic masterpiece, Lord of the Flies. In this play adaptation by Nigel Williams, the original novel’s potent allegory about the loss of innocence and the decline of civilisation is brought to life. Directed by Ian Moore, this production is appropriate for audiences aged eight and over.





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Glitter Punch

26 – 28 April

M Space, Oscar Zammit Street, Msida

This gritty, coming-of-age drama charts the story of Molly and John, as they meet, start a troubled relationship, and encounter a first love that will change their lives forever.  Lucy Burke’s original play is directed by Petra Sant and features Gianni Selvaggi and Monique Dimech Genuis.


Julinu’s Radioactive Ravioli

26 April – 26 May

Spazju Kreattiv, Valletta

The debut solo exhibition from award-winning illustrator, graphic designer and fine artist Julinu (Julian Mallia) is a playfully witty and thought-provoking collection of 17 realistically-executed oil paintings. Julinu’s Radioactive Ravioli combines traditional art techniques with Julinu’s meticulously-executed visual ideas and characteristically contemporary outlook, to create a strangely familiar alternate universe. Entrance is free.





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A Spring Symphony – Malta Philharmonic Orchestra

27 April

Teatru Manoel, Valletta

Michael Laus conducts the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra in a one-night-only spectacular performance of works by Brahms, Webern and Schumann. In the evening’s programme that features some of the composers’ classic works, Italian pianist Pietro De Maria also joins the orchestra for Brahms’ First Piano Concerto.


The Gruffalo – Live on Stage!

27 – 28 April

Teatru Salesjan, Sliema

This magical, musical adaptation of the children’s classic picture book The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler returns to Malta. In a much-loved show that has already toured worldwide, children and grown-ups can join Mouse on a daring adventure full of songs, laughs and fun.

Décor Elly – Easter Egg Workshop

13 April

Suq Tal Belt, Merchants Street, Valletta

This exciting new craft workshop for ages three and above is the ideal way to have some family fun this Easter. Taking place in the heart of Valletta in the capital’s newest development known as Suq Tal Belt, the workshop’s participants will use a very easy technique called decopatch to decorate Easter eggs. Parents and guardians are asked to remain with their children throughout the event.